Lake District Far Eastern Fells Walks

Scramble up Helvellyn via Striding Edge

Best Walks from Glenridding and Patterdale 5/5 (2)

Glenridding and Patterdale are two small villages close to each other at the southern end of Ullswater in the Lake District. Glenridding is Cumbric in origin, with it’s name loosely meaning Bracken Glen. *Redïn, meaning ‘ferns, bracken’ (or rhedyn in Welsh), and *glinn, ‘valley’ or glen. Patterdale is simply Saint Patrick’s Dale. What’s In Glenridding and Patterdale?  Glenridding …

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Walk up High Street from Mardale Head (Haweswater)

Walk up High Street from Mardale Head via Rough Crag and Long Stile (Haweswater) 5/5 (1)

Some dismiss the Lake District summit of High Street as a boring, grassy lump but, presumably, they have only ever climbed the fell from Patterdale. High Street is home to some superb mountain scenery with the best being located on its eastern flanks, where a series of slender ridges cradle quiet valleys and deep glacial …

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Wansfell Pike Walk No ratings yet.

Whilst there are better ways to spend a full day’s walking from Ambleside, this easier route over Wansfell Pike to Troutbeck and back, provides a less strenuous alternative. The Route Click here to view the full description and download the route in a new window (external site). Please rate this Rating